January 2007 - Blabbermouth Archive

VINTERSORG: New Album Release Date, Cover Artwork Revealed

VINTERSORG, the Swedish band led by BORKNAGAR frontman Andreas Hedlund (a.k.a. Vintersorg), will release its new album, "Solens Rötter" (English translation: "The Origin of the Sun") on April 27 in Europe and May 22 in the U.S. via Napalm Records. The CD was mixed at Ballerina Audio with the engineer Nils Johansson. Songtitles set to ...

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SOCIETY 1 Frontman To Lecture At Musicians Institute

SOCIETY 1 frontman Matt Zane is scheduled to speak at the Musicians Institute Tuesday, February 6 at 4:00 p.m. for the Music Business Programs Guest Lecture series. The series has been presenting an exceptionally impressive lineup each week for the past quarter. The series gives students a chance to meet, ask questions and learn directly ...

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LINKIN PARK Begins Mixing New Album

LINKIN PARK has issued the following update: "Firstly, our new album has officially entered the 'mixing stage' of the process. We have put more into the new album than anything we have ever done before. After over a year of writing, recording, and setting unrealistic finish dates for the record (sorry about that!), we are ...

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TRAIL OF TEARS Rejoined By Singer CATHRINE PAULSEN

Norwegian band TRAIL OF TEARS has been rejoined by vocalist Cathrine Paulsen, who sang on the group's 2002 album, "A New Dimension of Might". TRAIL OF TEARS's fifth album, "Existentia", has just been released via Napalm Records. The CD was recorded at Soundsuite Studio in Marseille, France with producer Terje Refsnes and includes contributions from ...

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KING DIAMOND Guitarist Guests On New ELVENKING Album

Swedish guitar hero Mike Wead (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, FIREGOD, ABSTRAKT ALGEBRA) will guest on the new album from the Italian folk/power metal band ELVENKING, to be released this fall via AFM Records. Wead will provide solos on two tracks. Commented the band: "It's an honour to have Mike soloing on our songs. ...

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ROBERT PLANT Leads GREEN MAN 2007 Lineup

According to SoundGenerator.com, LED ZEPPELIN legend Robert Plant has been confirmed as one of the headliners of the U.K.'s 2007 Green Man Festival, set to take palce August 17-19 the rolling hills of Glanusk Park in the Brecon Beacons. Plant and his backing band the STRANGE SENSATIONS will perform on Saturday, August 18. Tickets are ...

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KING DIAMOND To Begin Mixing New Album In March

Vocalist King Diamond is currently writing lyrics to his band's as-yet-untitled 12th studio record, which he expects to begin mixing on March 5 in Dallas, Texas. If everything goes according to plan, the CD will be completed by April 1 for a tentative late summer release. Revolver magazine recently reported that KING DIAMOND's new album ...

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KORN Frontman Says He Will Name Third Son ZEPPELIN

Launch Radio Networks reports: KORN's acoustic performance of "Freak On A Leash", with Amy Lee of EVANESCENCE on vocals, is making its way onto the airwaves now as the band prepares for the arrival of its "MTV Unplugged" broadcast and CD. Singer Jonathan Davis told Launch how the idea of collaborating with Lee came about. ...

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PINK CREAM 69: 'In10sity' Release Date Set

Frontiers Records has set a March 23 European release date for the new PINK CREAM 69 album, entitled "In10sity". For a number of reasons "In10sity" is a special album in the band’s history. On the one hand it marks the band's debut for their new label, Frontiers Records. On the other it is the band's ...

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